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The Last Days of the Romanovs: Tragedy at Ekaterinburg
4.01
I was confused by this book. Each chapter has a date, but within the chapter she skips around to all different times. Maybe if I had read it in a more...more
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May 17, 2009
 
A Nation of Wimps: The High Cost of Invasive Parenting
3.57
Some of the points were valid. Parents that live vicariously through their children. (I've seen that) Parents who can't go anywhere without bringing t...more
Sep 2008
Sep 11, 2008
 
Redemption (Redemption, #1)
4.34
I read this a few years ago and have been following the series through quite a few books.
I like this author because she is a Christian author who kee...more
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Apr 12, 2010
 
Rotary Magic: Easy Techniques to Instantly Improve Every Quilt You Make (Rodale Home and Garden Books)
4.00
I love this book and wish I owned it. It is out-of-print, so the prices on Amazon are OUTRAGEOUS!!
Luckily the library owns it. I joked to Thomas that...more
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Apr 12, 2010
 
Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane (Underland Chronicles, #2)
4.15
I started this series when we lived in VA. My 2 oldest kids discovered I have good taste in books a couple years ago and have also read these. My 12 y...more
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Jul 07, 2009
 
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
4.11
Thanks Bill! I wouldn't have ever found this book without your recommendation.
Very well written and researched. I learned fascinating details I had n...more
May 2009
May 17, 2009
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.40
I surprised myself and really enjoyed this book. My 13 year old read it as well and we have had some interesting discussions about it. Looking forward...more
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Jun 08, 2009
 
The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had
4.08
This was another enjoyable surprise book. I found this book because I was checking for new Gail Carson Levine books. Tried it for fun. Really enjoyed...more
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Jul 07, 2009
 
Fairest
3.84
My favorite thing about this book is that the heroine is not perfect. She makes mistakes, feels insecure, does dumb stuff. Another fun twist on a fami...more
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May 17, 2009
 
Handle with Care
3.92
Her topics always get me thinking. If she would clean up her language, I might read more of her books. This is the last one for me.
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Apr 12, 2010
 
Lawn Boy
3.71
This book is hilarious. Checked it out for author recognition. Loved it. Too bad they don't use stuff like this for economics textbooks.
Aug 2009
Sep 01, 2009
 
The Ghost, the White House and Me
3.51
My 10 year old recommended this book to me. It was a fun read. Little bit of history, whole lot of fun.
not set
Jun 08, 2009
 
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less
3.88
A great story of perseverance through trials. And lots of humorous 25 word or less stories.
not set
Jun 08, 2009
 
Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary (Fablehaven, #4)
4.35
Love this series. Big shocker for me at the end of this one. Did not see that coming!!!
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May 17, 2009
 
Omnibus: Cover Her Face / A Mind To Murder / Shroud For A Nightingale
4.12
If you like old-style detective stories, you'd like this. I don't, so I didn't.
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Apr 12, 2010
 
Alcatraz Versus the Shattered Lens (Alcatraz, #4)
4.09
Loved this one! Back to the quirky, crazy style of the first book in the series.
Dec 31, 2010
Jan 03, 2011
 
The Frog Princess (Tales of the Frog Princess, #1)
3.80
I just love this book. It is a fun twist on the old fairy tale. I love that.
not set
May 17, 2009
 
Alcatraz Versus the Knights of Crystallia (Alcatraz, #3)
4.09
A fun book. Not as funny as the first, but still a great series.
Jan 2009
Jan 03, 2011
 
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
4.04
This sounded so promising. Went south fast. Never finished it.
not set
Jun 08, 2009
 
Inkspell (Inkworld, #2)
3.88
Not as good as Inkheart, but worth reading.
not set
Jul 07, 2009
 
Keys to the Demon Prison (Fablehaven, #5)
4.42
It is always painful to have a good series end...
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Apr 12, 2010
 
Nineteen Minutes
4.06
disturbing...
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Apr 12, 2010
 
I Want to Go Home!
4.46
My all-time favorite book. I read it for the first time in 5th or 6th grade?, bought it in high school, and have read it at least once a year since th...more
Jan 1986
Nov 11, 2008
 
Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the Saint of Calcutta
4.03
I only got 1/2 way through this book and had to put it down for good. She did so many wonderful things, but this book was depressing. Mostly because i...more
Oct 2008
Oct 23, 2008
 
Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl, #1)
3.78
I have a hard time recommending this series to young kids, because the main character is the villain of the stories. BUT, he does learn lots of good,...more
Jan 2001
Nov 03, 2008
 
The Host (The Host, #1)
3.85
Fabulous! I really enjoyed this. This story was so NOT what I expected! I found myself rooting for the alien when I was sure I would be cheering the h...more
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Aug 06, 2008
 
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
3.72
I hated the baby's name, just like everyone else I have talked to. Overall I really enjoyed the book. I found it amusing that Bella felt "more complet...more
Aug 21, 2008
Aug 06, 2008
 
Ivory (Birthright #14)
3.92
I really enjoyed this book. The ending surprised me. I thought it was going to be a sci-fi adventure(because Thomas checked it out at the library, not...more
Aug 06, 2008
Aug 06, 2008
 
A Woman's Place
4.06
Great for people who enjoy WWII stories. Good insights into lives of women who kept the country going while the men were serving in the military.
Oct 2008
Oct 23, 2008
 
Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2)
4.31
Not as captivating as the first one, yet, but I have been distracted by Halloween and other assorted holiday activities.
May 17, 2009
Nov 03, 2008
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